• View of the Molo :: c.1730
  • Artist: Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal), Italian
  • Repository: El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX
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Past Grants

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We have chosen a representative sample of past grants to highlight the types of projects the Foundation supports and the typical amounts awarded. To see a comprehensive list of the grants and fellowships awarded in a single year, please see our Annual Reports

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Grant ProgramGranteesDescriptionAmount
ConservationArt Institute of ChicagoIn support of the Advancing Leadership in Conservation: A Workshop and Focus Group held during the 2017 AIC Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL500036099
ConservationSeattle Art MuseumIn support of the conservation of Massimiliano Soldani Benzi's bronze sculpture The Lamentation over the Dead Christ, a work in the Seattle Art Museum's Kress Collection2000036100
ConservationUniversity of DelawareIn support of the creation of a sample set of albumen photographic prints to be used as a conservation teaching tool2300036101
Digital ResourcesFashion Institute of TechnologyIn support of the Fashion History Timeline, an online reference, research, and teaching tool1275036102
Digital ResourcesNational Gallery of ArtIn support of the digitization and online dissemination of the sculpture collection at the National Gallery of Art7000036103
Digital ResourcesSmarthistoryIn support of the development of art conservation related content and the incorporation of ConservationReel videos onto the Smarthistory site5400036104
Digital ResourcesUniversity of California, Los AngelesIn support of Digital Gothic: Making Paris Past & Present, a 3D digital reconstruction of the monuments of medieval Paris1100036105
Digital ResourcesUniversity of VirginiaIn support of Digital Sepoltuario: The Tombs of Renaissance Florence, a project being developed by Anne Leader in partnership with the Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities2247036106
History of ArtFrick CollectionIn support of the exhibition catalogue The Pursuit of Immortality: Masterpieces from the Scher Collection of Portrait Medals1250036093
History of ArtKing Baudouin FoundationIn support of participation by American graduate students in the 2017 Summer School in Dutch Art at the Rijksmuseum600036097
History of ArtMetropolitan Museum of ArtIn support of the symposium The Brummer Galleries in Paris and New York: From Antiquities to the Avant-Garde715036094
History of ArtMuseum of Fine Arts, BostonIn support of educational programming for the exhibition Casanova: The Seduction of Europe1500036095
History of ArtWorcester Art MuseumIn support of interpretive programs associated with the exhibition The Mystery of Worcester's Leonardo430036098
History of ArtYale UniversityIn support of a pilot program for faculty and students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities to develop skills in collections care and to promote teaching with objects6570036096
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Past Grants

Only selected grants are shown per year on this page. To see a comprehensive list of grants given per year, please see our Annual Reports for those PDFs.

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Grant FAQ

Q: What are your deadlines for submission of an application?

A: Deadlines for History of Art and Conservation grants are January 15, April 1, and October 1.  Applications for Digital Resources grants are due on April 1 and October 1.

Q: My application is not appropriate for Kress support.  Do you know of any other organization to which I can apply?

A: The Foundation Center is an excellent online resource with a database of grant makers and other helpful information for those seeking funding.

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Double Portrait of Attavanti Children

Double Portrait of a Boy and Girl of the Attavanti Family

Date: c.1580-85
Artist: Sofonisba Anguissola
Repository: Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH

Sofonisba Anguissola (1528-1625) was active in Madrid and Genoa, and she spent her late years in Palermo. There van Dyck sketched her a year before her death and described her as spirited and interesting although nearly blind.

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